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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,002
United States Rank #14,773
Reach 0.0774%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 157.63 days
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Average installed length: 599.38 days

PDF24 Creator 5.2.0

What is PDF24 Creator?  (from PDF24.org)

PDF24 creator let you create PDF files out of almost any application which provides a print option. The PDF24 Creator installer installs you a PDF printer named pdf24. You can use this printer in windows like any other printer. After printing a document on pdf24, a PDF file will be created automatically and an assistan...  Read more


PDF24 Creator 5.2.0 is a software program developed by PDF24.org. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named pdf24.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 41.47 MB (43,482,571 bytes). The installed file pdf24-Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 59% of users of PDF24 Creator come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdf24.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PDF24\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PDF24\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 41.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF24 Creator 5.2.0

Program executable:pdf24.exe
Name:PDF24 Creator
Path:C:\Program Files\PDF24\pdf24.exe
Additional files:
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • About.dll (by Geek Software GmbH) - PDF24 Creator
  • FormatOptions.dll (by Geek Software GmbH)
  • Language.dll
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • NotifyIcon.dll
  • OperationUI.dll
  • pdf24-Assistant.exe
  • pdf24-DocTool.exe
  • pdf24-Editor.exe
  • pdf24-Fax.exe
  • pdf24-SettingsUITool.exe
  • pdf24-Updater.exe
  • PrinterInstall.exe
  • Resources.dll
  • ScreenCapture.dll
  • Settings.dll
  • SettingsUI.dll
  • Update.exe
  • zlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • pdf24.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PDFPrint.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • pdf24.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PDFPrint' which loads as C:\Program Files\PDF24\pdf24.exe.

How do I remove PDF24 Creator?

You can uninstall PDF24 Creator from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PDF24 Creator 5.2.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PDF24 Creator.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.95%
Windows XP 12.46%
Windows 10 8.85%
Windows Vista 7.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.63%
Windows 7 Professional 14.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.47%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.34% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 59.34%
  United States 11.60%
  Italy 6.44%
  Austria 2.87%
  Switzerland 2.29%
  United Kingdom 1.59%
  Brazil 1.40%
  Spain 1.34%
  Portugal 1.21%
  France 1.15%
  Canada 0.96%
  Japan 0.83%
  Czech Republic 0.64%
  Mexico 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.46%
Hewlett-Packard 19.38%
Dell 17.75%
ASUS 9.08%
Medion 7.99%
Toshiba 3.66%
Intel 3.52%
Samsung 2.98%
Lenovo 2.17%
Sahara 1.90%
American Megatrends 1.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.09%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.19%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.32%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.03%

About (from PDF24.org)

The 100% free PDF Creator and PDF Convertor supplied by PDF24.
Publisher URL: en.pdf24.org


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